Wednesday, July 4, 2012

What is empathy - Definition of Empathy

What is empathy - Definition of Empathy

Empathy is one of the most important qualities that we can have.

What does empathy do in our lives? How does it improve our lives? (after all, this is a self help blog so we have research these questions :-)

Following is a list of how having empathy improves our lives:

* It improves our relationship with the same and opposite sex
* It strengthens marriages and families
* It makes people better spouses, parents, teachers and friends
* It helps us become more moral and kind
* It earns the respect of other people
* It makes us happier
* It makes us feel better about ourselves
* It enhances our communication skills, especially listening
* It helps us becomre more patient, understanding and forgiving
* It increases our emotional intelligence

What is the definition of empathy? Empathy is a healthy act that helps increase the strength of relationships. Showing empathy also helps others cope with emotional situations. Empathy is a part of building strong emotional intelligence.

Empathy shines it's light on our deepest needs, never allowing us to forget that our very survival depends on our ability to accurately understand and sensitively respond to each other

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